Germany's Brutalist architecture tours Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Developed after World War II, the Brutalist architectural movement sprawled across the world, with Taiwan being no exception. In addition to exhibiting materials relate...

Taiwan, Somaliland to mutually establish representative offices to boost ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the self-governing African territory of Somaliland are in the process of mutually establishing representative offices, thus furthering bilateral ties that have ...

Taiwan to loosen regulations and attract more foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (June 12) said Taiwan will lower the bar on residency requirements to attract more foreign professionals as the island nation strive...

NCKU to open Taiwan's first school of computing

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its billion-dollar research center on Wednesday morning (June 3) and announced the establishment o...

Taiwan's president pledges to build better country, revive economy in post-coronavirus era

[Last update: May 20 2:35 p.m.] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In addition to taking action against the coronavirus (COVID-19) and girding for its repercussions for the global economy, President Tsai...

Tsai Ing-wen sworn into office as Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was sworn into office on Wednesday morning (May 20), embarking on her second term with a record high approval rating — despite...

University in S. Taiwan develops island's first deployable coronavirus hospital

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — Tainan-based National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has unveiled a project to build the island’s first deployable quarantine hospital to prepare for the potential cor...

Taiwan President apologizes for coronavirus cluster on Goodwill Fleet ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has issued an apology for the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) on a Goodwill Fleet ship, which docked at Zuoying (左營) harbor in Southern Taiwa...

Causeway Bay Books founder attacked with paint in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay Books (銅鑼灣書店) founder Lam Wing-kee (林榮基), whose new bookstore is set to open in Taipei on Saturday (April 25), was attacked with red paint o...

Singapore, Japan thank Taiwan for helping citizens evacuate from Peru

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan and Singapore have expressed gratitude to Taiwan for helping their citizens evacuate from Peru, which imposed travel restrictions due to the escalating coronavirus (...

AIT director compares Taiwan-US relationship to family with shared values and goals

NEW TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Addressing the students of National Taipei University in New Taipei City on Wednesday (March 11), Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen ...

Taiwan sets up 60 face mask production lines in a month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A government project to set up 60 face mask production lines in a month has been accomplished ahead of schedule, and 15 firms taking up manufacturing are expected to produ...

World can benefit from Taiwan's experience fighting coronavirus: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty commended Taiwan’s efforts in dealing with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, saying that the...

Taiwan president orders archives regarding martial law-era government atrocities to be declassified in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Classified political archives held by the national security agency are to be declassified and made accessible to an investigation committee within one month, said Presiden...

Eight endangered sea turtles found dead in northern Taiwan on single day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The bodies of eight sea turtles were found on the northeastern coast of Taiwan on Sunday (Feb. 23), and researchers believe fishing activities to be the cause of the endan...